He was appointed to the Board as Commissioner on May 6, 2014 and lastly reelected on May 26, 2016. Mr. Bach is the Area Managerfor South East Asia and China (Huaxin). He served as CEO of Holcim Romania from 2011 to 2013 and Senior Vice President in charge of Manufacturing at Holcim Philippines from 2007 to 2011. Prior to this he was Assistant to a member of the Holcim Executive Committee 2004 to 2007 and was Technical Director for Holcim Indonesia 2001 to 2004. Mr. Bach commenced his duties with Holcim as Project Engineer & Manager in 1994. He holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland and a PhD in Technical Sciences from the same university.